The island of Lesbos has become a focal point of the refugee crisis in Greece. Its residents have been nominated for a Nobel peace prize for their empathy and assistance but worries persist over long-term
Job interviews are nerve-racking enough. The sweaty handshake, the stuffy attire, the self-promotion and salary talk. And then comes a curve-ball question: "Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck,
Last week, Microsoft inadvertently revealed the difficulty of creating moral robots. Chatbot Tay, designed to speak like a teenage girl, turned into a Nazi-loving racist after less than 24 hours on Twitter.
Panama, which offers up its national flag to international shippers, local addresses to ghost corporations, and an anything-goes banking system to anyone with money, has long been renowned as an accommodating
SAN FRANCISCO -- Until recently, Robyn Ewing was a writer in Hollywood, developing TV scripts and pitching pilots to film studios. Now she’s applying her creative talents toward building the personality
When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies. But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based
Living in a world of only Chinese apps–no Google, Facebook, Twitter!–made me appreciate how remarkable the country’s Internet actually is. Last year, the Chinese government made me open a Yahoo account.
Parental love really does blind mothers and fathers to the sins of their children, new research suggests. A study found that parents spot lies told by the offspring just one time in ten, compared with
World-famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced Tuesday their newest attempt to find extraterrestrial life: a project called Breakthrough Starshot. "Today
This tech company is giving its employees a half-day vacation so they can sleep-in after 'Game of Thrones'
The Season 6 premiere of "Game of Thrones" airs on April 24 at 2 a.m. in the UK to coincide with the broadcast of the show in the US. Sharing a screenshot on LinkedIn of the company's online employee +rehabstudio
Starting to write, whether it’s a novel or a blog post, can be daunting even for experienced authors. The fear of penning thoughts that don’t immediately make sense or stringing together all-but-unreadable
When it comes to motion sickness in VR, one bad experience can leave a person with little or no desire to ever try on a headset again. One of the major problems is the mismatch between the visual perception
It's the first known time doctors used a fitness tracker to guide such a decision. Doctors made a decision to shock a man's heart back to rhythm based on his Fitbit data, showing that such devices can
(CNN) — The next time you habitually search your bathroom cabinet for some pain medication, you may want to consider playing a video game first. Research has shown that psychology plays an important part